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Table 2 Effect of PND on the 3 main symptoms of the PCS

From: Pudendal nerve decompression in perineology : a case series

Parameters Perineodynia (pain) Perineodynia (pain) Anal incontinence Anal incontinence Stress urinary incontinence Stress urinary incontinence Urge incontinence Urge
incontinence
  All Without: levat All Without: sphincteroplasty, levat, recto All Without: levat, mvt, cysto, prepubien, meato, urethrolysis All Without: levat, mvt, cysto, prepubien, meato, urethrolysis
Number of cases studied 74 59 74 22 74 22 74 22
Number of pathological results 26 22 46 9 47 4 33 4
Follow up less than 1 year or lost 8 8 10 4 10 3 6 0
Follow up 1 year or more 18 14 36 5 37 1 27 4
Mean follow up in months (range) 22,2 (12–48) 24,5 (12–48) 26,4(12–70) 17,2 (12–26) 32 (12–96) 12 26,7(12–72) 18,5 (12–26)
Cured (%) 11 (61,1%) 8 (57,1%) 23 (63,9%) 4 (80%) 26 (70%) 0 (0%) 17 (62,9%) 3 (75%)
Improved (%) 3 (16,6%) 2 (14,3 %) 7 (19,4%) 1 (20%) 7 (18,9%) 1 (100 %) 6 (22,2%) 0 (0%)
No change (%) 4 (22,2%) 4 (28,6%) 4 (11,1%) 0 (0%) 4 (10,8 %) 0 (0 %) 3 (11,1%) 0 (0%)
Worse (%) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %) 2 (5,5%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0 %) 1 (3,7%) 1 (25%)
  1. levat = levatorplasty, recto = cure of rectocele, cysto = cure of cystocele, prepubien = prepubien section, meato = meatotomy.